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execute a batch (.BAT) file

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Posted 27 January 2003 - 21:11

i can only see ways to execute an .EXE file using custom actions. is there any way to execute a windows batch file (.BAT) using custom actions?


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Posted 29 January 2003 - 04:57

Could you just create a custom action that kicks of the batch file?


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Posted 29 January 2003 - 09:34

In the installation project, u can call a custom action to launch cmd.exe and pass the bat as the command line argument.
Rajiv Madassery
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